Opinion

When Farmers Succeed, America Succeeds

According to Texas Congressman Kevin Brady: America's farmers and ranchers need pro-growth policies that will help them compete and win across the globe - but especially here at home.

It's Called a Farm Bill For a Reason

The folks at Farm Policy Facts have an op-ed on why the farm bill is called a farm bill. They say it is called a farm bill because it starts on the farm.

Agriculture Remains a Great Return on Investment

National Crop Insurance Services says tax season is finally over, and naturally many of us are thinking about how our checks to Uncle Sam will be spent in the upcoming year. Here's a hint: Not very much will be going to the farm.

Heroes of the Dinner Table

Nebraska feeds the world. Our farmers, ranchers, and manufacturers generate products that are used and consumed nearly everywhere from restaurants in Los Angeles and New York City to dinner tables in South America, Europe, and Asia.

Excise Tax on Land Represents a targeted assault on Kansas Ag

The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is urging farmers and ranchers to contact their state senators and express opposition to SB 302. If the bill is approved by the Kansas Legislature, it would impose a $3 per acre excise tax on all land in Kansas

The Free Trade Lemmings in Washington Are Perilously Close to the Cliff

National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson argues that the free traders are so convinced that we should sign every agreement possible because more trade in and of itself is necessarily better, He says no President should have "fast track."

KFB Member Asks House Subcommittee to Pass Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Kansas Farm Bureau member Stacey Forshee on Wednesday called on Congress to help consumers understand the difference between real food safety concerns and marketing ploys by passing H.R. 4432, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

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